Quality of life and visual impairment from cataract in Satkhira district, Bangladesh.

@article{Polack2008QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and visual impairment from cataract in Satkhira district, Bangladesh.},
  author={Sarah Polack and Hannah Kuper and Zakia Wadud and Astrid Fletcher and Allen Foster},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={92 8},
  pages={1026-30}
}
AIMS To evaluate a vision-related quality of life (QOL) scale (World Health Organization Prevention of Blindness and Deafness Visual Function 20-WHO/PBD VF20) and explore the impact of cataract visual impairment on vision- and health-related QOL in people >or=50 years from Satkhira district, Bangladesh. METHOD 217 cases visually impaired from cataract and 280 controls with normal vision were interviewed about vision-related QOL (WHO/PBD VF20), generic health-related QOL (EuroQol generic… CONTINUE READING

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